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  Join us on Saturday, Sept. 30 at the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge for the annual Nisqually Watershed Festival!  The Watershed Festival is an annual celebration featuring art, discovery, music and family fun. This year’s festival will include a number of displays from local organizations, walking tours, the […]

Nisqually Watershed Festival 2017


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We are excited to be welcoming some new staff this month. Today, meet Emily McCartan, our new Nisqually River Council Program Coordinator, and stay tuned for more introductions this week! Hello Nisqually! Over the last ten years, I’ve worked in education outreach and public policy with a wide variety of […]

Welcome, Emily!




Calling all volunteers! Do you enjoy meeting new people? Getting your hands dirty and making a difference? Just want to learn more about the Nisqually Watershed? Nisqually Stream Stewards is a program of the Nisqually River Council and Nisqually Indian Tribe. During the class, you’ll visit Mount Rainier National Park, […]

Nisqually Stream Stewards – Now enrolling!



The Nisqually River Council, in partnership with the National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program (RTCA), is leading a community-based effort to establish the Nisqually River Water Trail. We need your help! Design and submit your original idea for a chance for your art to become the official […]

Nisqually River Water Trail holds logo contest



Wednesday, May 10th is Give BIG day!  What is Give BIG? It’s an online giving event that was started by the Seattle Foundation to help raise money and awareness for Seattle area non-profits. But the Nisqually River Foundation wants to make it easier for you to support efforts here in […]

Give BIG to support local restoration efforts!



Hi, my name is Zoë Lovell and I am the newest member of the Nisqually River Education Program! I’m a recent graduate from The Evergreen State College and I have a HUGE passion for wildlife. My education has taken me all over the Pacific Northwest studying diverse ecosystems and pressing […]

Welcome, Zoë!